Kees Jacobs

VP, Global Consumer Products & Retail

Capgemini

Kees is an industry thought leader within the Global Sector for Consumer Products and Retail at Capgemini, where he is responsible for all Insights and Data propositions and industry collaboration initiatives.

He has more than 25 years in this industry. His track-record includes a range of strategic digital and data-related initiatives in both B2C and B2B domains at leading retailers and manufacturers around the world. Kees is responsible for the partnership with Unilever around their global People Data Centre, a global consumer insights capability across the Unilever business.

He is also responsible for the strategic relationship with The Consumer Goods Forum, and is pro-actively involved in leading initiatives such as ‘Innovation in Collaboration’, ‘Digital for Healthier Living’ and ‘Coalition of Action on Product Data’.

He is co-author of many Consumer Goods and Retail thought leadership reports, with focus on industry collaboration in the digital age.